From my kitchen to yours – Shortbread Sugar Cookies!

6 Dec

I guess you wonder what I have been doing over the weekend. It was cold outside and a good weekend to do some baking. The house was smelling of cookies baking in the oven. So pull up a chair and have a cookie with me. Try making some yourself and see what you think!


Shortbread Sugar Cookie recipe:

  • 2/3 cup Crisco (Crisco in the can or you can use the sticks)
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups sifted flour (all purpose flour)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • Colored sugar of your choice

Blend Crisco, sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla. Add combined dry ingredients and mix thoroughly. Roll 1/8 inch thick on lightly floured board and cut with cookie cutter.

Bake at 375 degrees on ungreased cookie sheets for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly brown. Remove from pan immediately and sprinkle with sugar if desired. If you want to decorate with colored sugar then sprinkle it on before baking.

Note: The cookies are not very sweet.

Be sure to check out the next item on the holiday baking list: Chocolate Chip Cookies!

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4 Responses to “From my kitchen to yours – Shortbread Sugar Cookies!”

  1. Sandy December 6, 2010 at 11:11 pm #

    Bought cookie cutters today and plan to bake some of these cookies tomorrow.

  2. sewinglady December 7, 2010 at 7:50 am #

    Have fun!

  3. Sandy December 10, 2010 at 8:11 am #

    I made these cookies and they turned out great! They were so easy to make!

  4. sewinglady December 10, 2010 at 8:28 am #

    I am glad that you enjoyed making them. Don’t forget to take pictures!

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